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    Diverity Award Nominations are Due

    Date: May 26, 2017
    Organizer:
    Utah Diversity Connections
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    In partnership with Utah Diversity Connections, we encourage you to nominate a company for a  Diversity Award. 

    Nominations are due May 26, 2017.

    Utah Diversity Connections established the Utah Business Diversity Award to recognize businesses in Utah who embrace diversity as a fundamental element of their organization.  The award is a way to recognize creative and innovative strategies that promote and advance the concept and spirit of diversity and inclusion within their organization.

    Selection Criteria

    We recognize companies whose programs, activities and efforts are designed to promote and support differences in people and society.  Diversity may include race and ethnic origin; gender; physical abilities; religious beliefs; age; education; sexual orientation; and/or other perceived differences.  These programs or activities should promote diversity within the organization and foster a more inclusive and equitable work environment.

     Categories of Awards

    • Small companies = under 100 employees
    • Mid-Size companies = from 101 up to 500 employees in Utah
    • Large Companies = more than 500 employees in Utah

    Eligibility & Rules

    • Organizations demonstrating a commitment to promoting a diverse workplace are eligible for nomination of the award, as long as they have not received it within the last two years.
    • Previous award recipients are eligible for repeat nominations if the work or activity is different than any that previously received an award.
    • Nominated Companies should have been engaged in this work within the last 12 months.
    • Nomination forms must be completed and submitted by June 17th, 2016.  This should include the proper nomination form with any additional information attached for a maximum submission of 3 pages.  Late nominations will not be accepted.
    • The nominator is responsible for providing relevant information, e.g., resulting statistics, letters of support, newspaper clippings, etc. with the signed nomination form.
    • All nomination materials will be the property of Utah Diversity Connections.
    • Submissions should be sent to: